Arizona: Governor Katie Hobbs Releases Statement Honoring the Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

Phoenix, AZ ~ Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs has paid tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who passed away on July 18th. In a statement, Governor Hobbs praised O'Connor's career as a trailblazer and public servant.

O'Connor was the first woman to be elected Arizona Senate Majority Leader and the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court. During her time on the bench, she was the decisive vote in some of the most critical court cases in US history.

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Governor Hobbs also highlighted O'Connor's lifelong commitment to civic engagement and civil discourse. She concluded her statement by saying that O'Connor's legacy will forever be ingrained in Arizona and US history, and that every Arizonan's heart is with her family during this difficult time.

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